remebering new words

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I have a problem with remembering the new words.
what is your advice for me
 

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It's difficult to learn a lot of words together- take it bit-by-bit, try to select words that interest you or are useful and use them frequently.

Here are a few sites specialising in vocab:
https://www.usingenglish.com/links/Vocabulary/
 

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How about if I find a word in the news
And send you one that you can use?

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overpaid--paid too much or more than necessary

In 2002, the General Accounting Office found that small businesses overpaid their taxes by $18 billion over the previous two years because of errors on their tax returns. Another GAO report that year found that as many as 2.2 million taxpayers overpaid their taxes by not taking advantage of all the deductions they were legally entitled to.
 

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incredibly--done in a way as to inspire incredulity, or disbelief

A story recently made the rounds about a Virginia teacher who spoke the utterly non-denominational (in fact, traditionally superstitious) injunction "God bless you" over a sneezy student. Said student, sniveling wretch, proceeded to inform on the teacher for this act of New Blasphemy, for which the teacher was, incredibly, reprimanded.
 

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procrastination--the act of putting something off until a later time; deferring a task (usually an unpleasant one) until a later date

Congress is notorious for procrastination, and the tally of unfinished business on Capitol Hill is a long one. But no one can accuse the legislative branch of dragging its heels when it comes to congressional pay.
 

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revanchist--having to do with a political policy designed to recover lost territory or status

Nobel peace laureate Carter also expressed support for land-locked Bolivia's revanchist dreams of acquiring access to the sea by regaining lost territory from Chile and Peru. In Caracas, President Chavez revealed he "had dreams of swimming on a Bolivian beach."
 

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obituary (pl.--obituaries)--a summary of a person's life, highlighting the most notable events in that person's life. Obituaries note the passing of someone who has been newsworthy.

The year-end obituaries have paid due homage to the national icons, the rich and famous, the talented and not so. But there really ought to be obituaries not just for people but for the qualities they represented.
 
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